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    computational research
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    Sensory Systems


News and Events

  • Chris Eliasmith will be visiting Emory this week. He will be giving two talks. The first, "Building Brains from Bottom to Top", will be on Wednesday, March 25, at 4:00 in PAIS 290. The second will be a methods clinic on Thursday in the normal location covering the Nengo simulator and neural engineering framework.
  • The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods is hosting Dr. Mala Murthy from Princeton University Neuroscience Institute and Department of Molecular Biology. Dr. Murthy will be giving a talk titled “Neural Computations Underlying Acoustic Communication in Drosophila" on Wednesday April 1, 2015, location to be determined. If you are interested in meeting with her, there are still slots left, so please contact Debora Owens at IQTM to reserve a slot. Lunch is provided at the talk as well, but only if you have RSVP’d.
  • Jim DiCarlo will give a Frontiers talk on April 17 titled "Neural Mechanisms Underlying Visual Object Recognition".
  • RXTI, a national conference and workshop to discuss realtime methods in biology and physiology, will be held at the Georgia Academy of Medicine on May 7 and 8. Registration closes on April 1.
  • Learning about the Vocal World: Deciphering the Statistics of Communication Sam Sober and Robert Liu are cohosting this symposium, taking place on May 20 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, which will include lectures from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and a poster session / open bar from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
  • The 2015 Society for Mathematical Biology conference will be held at Georgia State University from June 30 to July 3. Early registration ends May 1. Online registration is encouraged.
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